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Meaning of BACKER

Pronunciation:  'bakur

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  invests in a theatrical production

BACKER is a 6 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: angel
 See Also: patron, sponsor, supporter



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Back"er\, n.
One who, or that which, backs; especially one who backs a
person or thing in a contest.

Thesaurus Terms
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